“It is incredibly exciting,” he said. “Tarpon are among the largest game fish to cruise the flats.” They run between 100 and 200 lbs and are very powerful, exciting fish that will jump and make aerobatic flips in the air. He also added that to catch one in shallow water that you can stand in is an incredibly exciting experience.
Preparing for a night of Fort Lauderdale sport fishing entails more than packing an overnight bag; in fact, you can probably forget the overnight bag – you won’t be sleeping or fixing your hair too much – there are far more exciting things to be doing. You just need to check a few things before you go.
Do you plan on consuming drinks or food products while on this fishing trip? Then antibacterial soap will be your best friend. Many fish and fishing equipment has funny odors and bacteria. To prevent spreading of bacteria and various other elements, it is best to use antibacterial hand soap.
When you get the swordfish to bite, take it steady. The fish’s lower jaw is very soft and if it is hooked there, which you may not necessarily know, you don’t want to be tugging too hard.
Many an angler loses his catch because of the wrong tackle being used. Something as simple as changing the lure and hook can make a difference to a fishing trip. You need experience to know the difference. This is the kind of knowledge you will not find in books. Charter fishing guides also know the area very well and can tell by the many tell- tale signs where what species of fish are feeding. The advantages of charter fishing are many and should be tried by amateur anglers as this is the best way to learn about the sport of fishing.
Now, far as I’m concerned I’d rather hook up and land ten 60-80 pounders, with all their jumps and summersaults, than one 140lb. goliath but maybe that’s because I’ve caught Hundreds if not thousands of 100+ class fish on my Tarpon #.
For those without a definite time to book, you can always take any fishing charter trip, as King George Whiting is a species available all year round. The Yellow Tail King fish has a short window of February to March as depart from Portland.
In your dreams do you see open waters filled with fish? And in these dreams are you on a boat with a sturdy fishing rod in your hands? Sounds like you need a deep sea fishing vacation. A fishing vacation in Alaska, Bermuda, Bahamas, or the Caribbean will be a dream come true if you are the avid fisherman. The most important step in planning your vacation is to know what species of fish you are hoping to catch. Different destinations have different species of fish. Along with the different species are different climates. If you are lucky, you can find a vacation package that includes multiple destinations such as Hawaii then to Alaska. What a difference that would be!
No matter where it is you are going on your fishing charters, you need to make sure that whom you are using is someone that you can trust. You do not want to have the entire trip planned and everyone together only to discover that you are not getting nearly what you expect. Regardless of the situation, make sure you know what you are getting and what you can expect in regards to the trip.